The Right Way to Tell a Fundraising Story with Vanessa Chase Lockshin

The Right Way to Tell a Fundraising Story with Vanessa Chase Lockshin

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Podcast, Storytelling Leave a Comment

Believe it or not, there’s a right way to tell a fundraising story. And by fundraising story, I mean a story that you’re using to raise money for your non-profit. A fundraising story needs the right story structure to connect with the audience, demonstrate need, and invite the audience to get involved by making a donation. Individual donors can give …

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How to Turn Giving Tuesday Donors Into Year-Round Supporters

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising

How did Giving Tuesday go for you? I loved seeing emails and social media posts from my nonprofit clients and online course students – you all killed it this year! I hope that you absolutely slayed your goals and that you are going into year-end fundraising with a renewed inspiration and motivation.  If you didn’t reach your goal, there is …

Last Minute Strategies for Giving Tuesday

Last Minute Strategies for Giving Tuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media

Today is #GivingTuesday! GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past ten years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity year-round. Some facts: The movement continues to grow in year-over-year donation volume, reach and …

4 Important Donor Outreach Strategies Beyond Solicitations

4 Important Donor Outreach Strategies Beyond Solicitations

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

This post is a guest blog by Bonnie Meyers at Meyer Partners Donors are foundational to your nonprofit’s success, so you don’t want your donors to think of you as their pestering friend that always asks for money. The ideal donor relationship should include a balance of donation correspondence and other involvement opportunities for your supporters.   Build your nonprofit’s base …

How You Can Engage Alumni in Fundraising Efforts: 4 Ideas

How You Can Engage Alumni in Fundraising Efforts: 4 Ideas

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

This post is a guest blog by Patrick Alderdice at Pennington and Co.  It’s important for every nonprofit organization to keep a pulse on fundraising trends and adjust their strategies accordingly to give their campaigns the best possible chance of success. And right now, for colleges, universities, fraternities, sororities, and other school-related organizations, all signs are pointing to a rise …

Marketing Your Online Auction: 3 Tips to Boost Interest

Marketing Your Online Auction: 3 Tips to Boost Interest

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

Guest post by Sarah Sebastian, Director of Corporate Communications for OneCause As those in the nonprofit world realize, few things are as effective—or as time consuming—as fundraising events. Auctions are among our favorites for engaging donors and raising revenue. However, they do require investments of your time and resources to drive results, even when held virtually.  To make sure you maximize …

Increasing Donations: 5 Strategies for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Increasing Donations: 5 Strategies for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Websites Leave a Comment

This post is a guest blog by Jay Love, co-founder and current Chief Relationship Officer of Bloomerang As a nonprofit fundraising professional, you might feel like your fundraising efforts stall from time to time. Maybe you’re experiencing the summer fundraising slump. Or, perhaps you’ve invested a lot of energy into recruiting new donors and engaging existing ones, but your fundraising …

How to Create Better Virtual Learning Experiences with Tim Sarrantonio

How to Create Better Virtual Learning Experiences with Tim Sarrantonio

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Nonprofits, Podcast Leave a Comment

The Nonprofit Social Media Summit is back and better than ever! This year the Summit is all virtual and coming directly to your screens on November 2nd and 3rd, speakers include Amy Sample Ward, Afua Bruce,  Lisa Mae Brunson. And of course yours truly, and many more. We’re covering everything from TikTok to time management, Facebook ads to influencer marketing …

In this post, you’ll learn four ways strong nonprofit website design can help your organization get better results.

4 Ways Strong Nonprofit Web Design Gets You Better Results

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Websites Leave a Comment

This post is a guest blog by Ira Horowitz of Cornershop Creative Your nonprofit’s website can play a key role in getting more support for your cause, whether you’re working to combat child hunger in your local community or supporting efforts to preserve endangered species around the world.  However, as you take a closer look at your website, you may …